Llewellyn Loco Works #1

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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by Hydrostatic Dazza » Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:23 am

Peter Butler wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:47 pm
I have to admit I can understand very little of this and am totally incapable of emulating any of it but I am glued to the process and progress and can only admire what you have done. I know how frustrating it can be with so little free time and a business to keep going too, life can seem short but boring...... never!
Thanks, it encourages me to keep posting the pics of the journey of this loco build.

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The chances of finding out what’s really going on in the universe are so remote, the only thing to do is hang the sense of it and keep yourself occupied

while I mention Mr Adams, I like this one as well

There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by Hydrostatic Dazza » Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:11 am

Working up my boiler drawings to take to Mr Inspector. The usual 3D then to 2D working drawings.
I am blind in one eye and I cannot see out the other, but going over the AMBSC Cade Part 3 Issue 2.00- 2017 Sub- Miniature Boilers ,
I cannot find a mention at all about barrel wall thickness. Only part 2.3.2 which mentions Max diameter 63.50m . No mention of wall thickness to comply with. :scratch:

I will be using 1.60mm wall, 50.80mm diameter. The original drawing which was in the May/June Issue of Australian Model Engineering has a barrel wall of 1.20mm.


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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by 11thHour » Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:10 am

Hanging out for the next installment
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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by Hydrostatic Dazza » Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:35 pm

11thHour wrote:
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Hanging out for the next installment
Tim

Tim, the next installment should be the final erection of the locos motion by the Llewellyn Workshop crew, and said with apprehension, testing on air.
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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by FWLR » Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:58 am

Looking forward to it.
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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by Hydrostatic Dazza » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:34 pm

Eccentric rods are on, and all goes around, a wee tight, set the valves, all seems to be in order, the covers to go on tonight.

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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by IanC » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:39 pm

That's really impressive. I wish I'd learned more workshop skills in my life. Too late now to teach an old dog new tricks.

I'm also looking forward to seeing it run on air.

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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by tom_tom_go » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:41 pm

Looks great, looking forward to seeing it all move.

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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by Hydrostatic Dazza » Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:59 pm

tom_tom_go wrote:
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Looks great, looking forward to seeing it all move.
I hope it moves. I am genuinely apprehensive. :| So far, it all is going together OK, I did pay a lot of attention to accuracy so I hope that has a pay off. I am not trying to rush this stage.
I used Loctite Flange goo for the chest to cylinder and the back cover, but to give easy pull down if required I am intending to use the good old oiled brown paper for the steam chest cover and front cylinder cover.
I hope it all pays off. It might be Kero lube for a while as it gets a good running in.
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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by FWLR » Wed Jul 11, 2018 7:39 am

Looking great Dazza… :thumbright:

You can’t go wrong with the old oiled brown paper though. :thumbright:
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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by daan » Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:51 pm

Looks very tidy so far, now fingers crossed for pressured air testing!! :thumbright: :thumbright:
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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by Hydrostatic Dazza » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:04 pm

Yesterday I took the afternoon off and caught the Sparky into town and attended a presentation of the "Sydney Mail" by Queensland Rails rail historian Greg Hallam. Met up with friends and after we paused at a cafe to tell stories where I noticed the brown paper bags for placing slices of desert into. I requested one paper bag along with my cup of tea, tossed some extra coin into the tip jar. After dinner, in the Red Room the paper bags use is realised. It was .06mm thick when dry. Print off the steam chest over and front cylinder covers in 1-1 scale. Some cello tape. Line up one of the previously made shim punches in the little mill Drill. (1.70mm for the 10 BA, 1.75mm would be better if I was into production mode) . Pressed some holes, then out with the sharp pointed scalpel. An oil soak and then fitted up the chest covers. It was fun.

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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by Peter Butler » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:56 pm

Hydrostatic Dazza wrote:
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It was fun.
Yes, I can see it..... no I can't. Fun must come in a variety of ways and that isn't one. However, if it works for you then that's fine and I really appreciate the attention to detail which will be completely hidden and unappreciated by non-techi morons like me.
The best things in life are free.... so why am I doing this?

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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by FWLR » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:59 am

Thats the beauty of it Peter, you can’t see it and it works…… :thumbright:

Dazza, really great bit of work and well worked out too in making it. :thumbright: :thumbright:
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Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Post by tom_tom_go » Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:37 am

I can appreciate this, well done.

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